- All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders (Tor; Titan)
- Borderline by Mishell Baker (Saga)
- The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
- Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris US; Solaris UK)
- Everfair by Nisi Shawl (Tor)
Locus has the complete list of nominees in all categories.